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Hospice Medicare Collection Specialist

Company: LHC New
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. As noted by independent analysts, LHC Group consistently outperforms the industry in the percentage of our locations rating four stars or more. We are helping drive better outcomes for our patients nationwide.Essential Functions Essential Functions Prepares and processes various hospice insurance claims. Verifies data by conferring with appropriate agency and/or external personnel on a daily basis.Creates and processes electronic hospice claims submission for various payers on a daily basis.Researches any error hospice claims and makes necessary corrections for clean claim production and submission on an as needed basis.Reviews hospice ccounts receivable on a daily basis and performs follow-up on delinquent accounts according to established policies and procedures. Recommends departmental/agency corrective action as required.Receives, investigates, and responds to inquiries from hospice payors and/or agencies concerning accounts receivable activity according to established polices and procedures on a regular basis.Maintains and develops hospice accounts receivable schedules to track issues and resolutions for ease of reporting on a monthly basis.Resolves all customer requests, inquiries, and concerns in an expedient and respectful manner.Problem solves independently before referring problems to the Supervisor/Manager for resolution.Performs similar, comparable, or related duties as may be required or assigned. Education & ExperienceFormal Education: High School Diploma or equivalentExperience: 1 yearLicense, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: NoExperience RequirementsMedical billing/collections experience required.Experience DesiredHome Health billing/collections experience desired.Skill RequirementsExcellent oral and written communication skills.Excellent organizational and analytical skills.Skill DesiredBasic PC skills including PC based applications (MS Word, Excel).Mathematical aptitude.

Keywords: LHC New, Lafayette , Hospice Medicare Collection Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Lafayette, Louisiana

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